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Africa Tech Festival 2024 – The Home of AfricaCom, AfricaTech & AfricaIgnite
Event dates: 11-14 Nov 2024
Exhibition Opening Dates: 12 - 14 Nov 2024Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Cybersecurity & Cloud Technologies

The latest advancements to protect your organisation against ever-evolving cyber threats

Africa faces significant cybersecurity challenges, losing $4 billion annually to cybercrime, equivalent to 10% of its GDP, amid a surge in cyber-attacks by over 20% in the past year alone. Despite these threats, the private sector is actively investing in cybersecurity infrastructure and talent. As Africa adopts new technologies like cloud computing and AI, there's a heightened need for comprehensive cybersecurity policies.

Join us in shaping a resilient digital ecosystem and securing Africa's digital future. The Cybersecurity & Cloud Agenda brings together decision-makers to strategize safeguarding businesses and upholding customer trust. Meet elite cybercrime fighters, explore cutting-edge security innovations, and hear from cybersecurity experts on emerging trends and protection strategies.

2024 Key Themes

  • Data Protection and Privacy in Africa: Navigating the Regulatory Landscape 
  • Cloud Adoption Strategy: Accelerating Digital Transformation in Africa 
  • Harnessing the Power of a Multi-Cloud Approach to Mitigate Cyber Threats
  • Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation: Optimising Operations Across Industry 

  • Building Resilient Financial Institutions Amidst Emerging Cyber Threats 
  • Cyber Resilience in Health Systems: Ensuring Healthcare Data Security in the Cloud 
  • Industry 4.0 Security in African Manufacturing: Safeguarding Connected Systems 
  • Cyber Security Imperatives for Africa’s Public Sector 

Audience Overview

C-Level executives and IT leaders focused on fortifying their organisation's cyber security posture will gain strategies for risk mitigation, compliance, and fostering a culture of security.

Cybersecurity managers responsible for implementing or enhancing cyber security measures within their organisations will find actionable insights on threat detection, incident response, and governance.

Cloud security professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve can use the Cybersecurity & Cloud Agenda as a platform for continuous learning about the latest in cloud security technologies and best practices. 

Data protection officers can enhance their expertise in data governance, privacy, and compliance by engaging with industry leaders and experts.  

Security analysts will gain practical knowledge on threat intelligence, intrusion detection, and security analytics to better safeguard your organisation's assets.